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Windows 10: Microsoft tricks users to upgrade with a new popup


is pushing a new update message to get and 8.1 users upgrade to . With only two different options to upgrade, less tech savvy users nearly cannot escape anymore.

“Upgrade Now” or “Upgrade Tonight” are the only buttons that are available in the new pop-up for Windows 10 upgrade. The pop-up box has been surprising PC users for a couple of weeks nowBefore the new pop-up box appeared, the upgrade promotion just showed up in the taskbar occasionally as a reminder.

Now Microsoft made another change that allowed users to just simply click through and take on the upgrade in a snap.

Redmond really does a great job in tricking users with two options that both result in an upgrade.

Only clicking on the red “x” button on the top-right of the box will close the pop-up and prevent the upgrade.

windows 10 upgrade now or tonight window

Microsoft´s aggressive update strategy

Just a week ago, TechRadar reported that Microsoft had thwarted a third-party software which blocked the Windows 10 upgrade pop-up.

Microsoft's heavy-handed strategy to get users upgrade to Windows 10 isn't getting anywhere as it only enrages other Windows OS users and leaves a bad image for the company.

Source: Infoworld

Last Updated on July 6, 2016 12:39 am CEST

Markus Kasanmascheff
Markus Kasanmascheff
Markus is the founder of WinBuzzer and has been playing with Windows and technology for more than 25 years. He is holding a Master´s degree in International Economics and previously worked as Lead Windows Expert for Softonic.com.

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